Zhiyun Smooth 4 Review – Why This Gimbal Is In A CLASS OF ITS OWN!!

Well Im a little behind on this one but I wanted to test it thoroughly before I put out a review. Here are my thoughts on the newest Zhiyun gimbal to hit the market, the Zhiyun Smooth 4. The Zhiyun Smooth 4 is the first mobile phone gimbal with a follow focus wheel. Lots of cool features packed into this new gimbal from Zhiyun. Really enjoyed using the Zhiyun Smooth 4 over the past few week. Hope you like the vid!


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r8guearts says:

The elephant in the room is your tv screen saver!!! Where can I get one tho!!

NeoMARC says:

I was bouncing back and forth for the past 2 weeks on what to choose over Smooth 4, Osmo 2, and the Vimble 2. Your content made me realized the obvious choice. Thanks. 🙂

Britannya G H says:

Your awesome easy to understand no tech bs right to the point. I’m excited. Can this go in the shower

ASMR LIFE REALITY M.figueroa says:

Sheeeyuum it’s the pronunciation

Carlton Freeze says:

Is the smooth 4 compatible with the note 9

The wondering Englishman says:

Thanks for the review – it has helped

Matt Jacobsen says:

Super useful video! I am new to the vlogging game and just got the Smooth 4 from Amazon for $74 and I a super stoked to put it into practice.

Ubiel Seara Glez says:

Hi Jeremy. Great video. Question: Have Zhiyun fixed the problem with Object motion tracking yet?

Planet Auto says:

Great review, cinematics, transitions and sound, we needed a stabiliser for our automotive reviews and show coverage, it was this or the DJI and after watching your review and reading various feedback, we opted for this, thank you

Polish Mama BC says:

loved your video….technical and cute and funny 🙂

Lawrie says:

Great review dude but as an android user (Huawei P20) I’m really disappointed with the lack of support and available usage of the gimbal. The camera on the P20 is amazing and I thought coupling with this product would be amazing, so far it’s not to be. Like you say I hope it’s just a software issue because I have great hopes of working well with both gimbal and phone.
Thanks again!

Tony Carcamo says:

great video

who well Experten Videos says:

i just ordered it, i get so exited to get it in my hands 🙂

Churros Burritos says:

10:36 Still look like jelly , it was because you was not walking properly? Maybe shaking to much or that’s the best stabilization it can do even walking smoothly? Then it only is useful to keep the phone horizontal …

JJtoob says:

I normally don’t need to use the front facing camera except during fb streams, and because I want to read the comments as they come in, more than wanting all gimbals to have a selfie mode, I would rather have a phone where both cameras are good. I don’t care if it makes the phone heavier or bulkier, the phone I use currently is incredibly light as it is.

Andres Carazo says:

How does the Smooth 4 works with the iPhone Xs Max and Filmic Pro?

Bill Macfarlane says:

Really nice review. So, you’ve had it for a little over 6 months. Are you still as happy with it? Has Zhiyun come through with corrections to Firmware/Software like you were hoping?

tech OMG says:

Subscribed and nice video

John Tarantino says:

Anyone use the galaxy note 9 (USA) with this gimbal yet? I’m hoping that all of the software that comes with gimbal works with note 9. Also, is the zoom stepping?

Living Randomly says:

Thanks for the awesome review, do have a question. Can you show us (or at least answer via reply) if you can use a external mic like a rode or something, while using the smooth 4?

L O T U S L E A F a Lotusleaf production says:

Hi when I use moment lens with smooth4 gimbal it’s get off the balance do you have any Suggestions?
Thank you

Patricia Gonzalez says:

I am in the process of starting my food channel, I am looking for something I can use to take side shots of my food with my phone instead of having to spend more money on another camera. If I place on the tripod on full follow mode, will the phone follow my motion? I am thinking I move my wisk outside of the shot, will it follow my wisk?

Britannya G H says:


Flexiblelip says:

Only €38 via aliexpres, you re welcome 😉

Fit Corner says:

I have an android, how bad would the app be?

Julian Fricker says:

Jeremy, starting to get expensive watching you, I have a Smooth 4 on the way! Wonder if you could explain what software you used to put the outline around your son when he was doing a cartwheel at the 50 second mark? I have loads of holiday footage of my kids jumping into a pool and I think it’d look amazing.

osbornephoto1955 says:

Thanks for the video….I am buying

Martin F says:

Now FILMIC PRO is compatible with the Zhiyun Smooth 4

Richard Salazar says:

Just discovered your channel today and do like your review. Looking forward to checking out other vids and reviews from you. Great quality and content. Thank you.. I have been on the fence on getting a gimbal and I think I will be getting this model.

The Real MichaelAngelo says:

Hey Brother, have you experienced any Bluetooth disconnection due to the gimbal searching for nearby Bluetooth devices? If anything, this would be the deciding factor for me on buying it. I need constant and uninterrupted recording and I yet have to look for a gimbal without that flaw. Several of my friends that have the Osmo 2, or Evo Shift would experience the disconnect and complain about it messing up their scripting.

Sam Chong says:

Zee yun

Carlos Suarez says:

Love your style of filming/editing/ gear reviews man really helpful. Thanks

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